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Landscaping Supervisor

Employer

Land Tec Landscape Contractors ltd

Date Posted

January 22, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 50 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 19, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Land Tec Landscape Contractors ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

Outdoors

Tasks

  • Hire, supervise and schedule staff
  • Plan and direct grounds maintenance
  • Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns
  • Plan and estimate labour and materials
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Read blueprints and drawings
  • Establish work schedules and procedures
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Resolve work related problems

Supervision

  • 3-4 people
  • 16-20 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) certification
  • Provincial licence/certification to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Chain saw
  • Pick-up truck
  • Small engine equipment
  • Sod cutter
  • Tractor
  • Tractor mower

Area of specialization

  • Lawn care
  • Tree service
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Landscape construction

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

5 years or more

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors
  • Requires specialized environmental skills or knowledge

Long term benefits

  • Other benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Landscaping Supervisor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Contractors and Managers
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising and hiring staff; and in controlling the operations of maintenance services

OBJECTIVE

Interest in organizing and directing the planting and maintenance of trees, gardens, lawns, shrubs and hedges, and the construction and installation of fences, decks, patios, walkways and retaining walls

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to plan and estimate the materials and labour requirements for contracts

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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